The Pasts: Present Perfect And Simple Past

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Present Perfect Quizzes & Trivia

In this quiz, you'll have the chance to answer some questions on the simple past and present perfect. Some of the questions will be easy, others will be pretty difficult. Give it a try and see how well you do!You can find more information on the present perfect and simple past in the eWorksheet "The Pasts (Part One)" if you're not confident, yet!This is a quiz from:Bite-Sized-English. Com


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    True or False: the present perfect is the time form we use when talking about complete actions far in the past.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    Below are four statements using the simple past and present perfect.  One of the sentences has the wrong match between tense and time.  Mark the wrong sentence.
    • A. 

      I have visited Switzerland once in my life.

    • B. 

      My wife was at work all last week.

    • C. 

      I have eaten pizza last year.

    • D. 

      My dog peed on the carpet last night.

  • 3. 
    If your best friend calls you and says "I have driven into the city," where do you think she is?
    • A. 

      She's back home.

    • B. 

      She's still in the city.

    • C. 

      She's in the car.

    • D. 

      I don't know, I don't have any friends.

  • 4. 
    • A. 

      No, she's probably standing next to the road. I have to go give her a ride.

    • B. 

      I hate her car. I don't know why she drives it.

    • C. 

      Doesn't 'break down' mean the same thing as 'biodegrade?' I don't think you can make a car work that has biodegraded.

    • D. 

      Yes. The car is running again.